Officials with the Howard County Sheriff's Office are investigating the discovery of what may be part of a human skull Monday morning in the northern part of the county.
According to Sheriff Stan Parker, his office received a tip regarding the item around 11 a.m. Monday, but declined to go into detail as to the location of the find.
Most municipal and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday, officials announced.
The city of Big Spring will close all offices, including the landfill and compost facility, according to a news release. There will be no sanitation pickups on these days.
In addition, city offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 31, in observance of the New Year's Day Holiday.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ PATRICK KESLER, 32, of 1600 Lancaster, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€¢ JUAN ANTONIO SALAZAR, 17, of 703 W. 18th St., was arrested Monday on charges of reckless damage or destruction and consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€¢ MARIO ILDEFONSO SALAZAR, 21, of 1604 E. 11th Place, was arrested Monday on a charge of reckless damage or destruction.